Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Macksville, Australia - Updated 2024

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Discover the captivating destinations of Macksville, Australia. Embark on an adventure through the breathtaking Yarriabini National Park nearby, where scenic vistas and nature’s wonders await. Immerse yourself in history at the nearby Frank Partridge VC Military Museum, offering intriguing insights into the past. For beach lovers, Scotts Head Beach beckons with its pristine shores and turquoise waters, perfect for basking in the sun or enjoying water activities. Whether you seek a peaceful retreat close to nature or a beachfront escape with easy access to the coast, these handpicked rentals promise an unforgettable stay in this enchanting Australian destination. Read on to find the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Macksville, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Misty River Lodge (from USD 133)

Nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of nature, Misty River Lodge exudes a captivating charm that beckons travelers seeking solace and rejuvenation. Enveloped by the soothing sounds of a nearby river, the lodge offers a sense of serenity that is hard to find elsewhere. Its thoughtfully designed balcony and deck provide the perfect vantage points to immerse in the picturesque vistas of the surrounding landscape.

Adding to its allure, the lodge’s strategic location places it in close proximity to several pristine beaches, offering guests a chance to indulge in sun-soaked adventures and refreshing dips in the sea. With al fresco dining options, visitors can relish delectable cuisine while basking in the glory of nature. Inside, the lodge boasts a fully equipped kitchen, allowing guests the freedom to prepare their favorite meals and enjoy home-cooked comforts during their stay.

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Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
284 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the views of the river from the kitchen and deck
the master bedroom had a fan and air conditioning making it nice and cool at night
wonderful kitchen and balcony space
much appreciated the facilities such as cling wrap long life milk shampoo spices well equipped kitchen
fantastic whole place to ourselves amazing deck massive kitchen beautiful space kids loved it and wanted to stay longer
it was clean supplied and artistic
great place very clean and well maintained
very nice place clean and peaceful
clean and great kitchen with lots of beds and beautiful back verandah to relax on thanks helen
we had a great stay clean comfortable beds perfect location
hosts are friendly and on call if you should need them
thank you helen and craig for being amazing host
thank you so much for being such wonderful hosts
hosts were very friendly and accomodating
helen and craig are friendly host and made our stay comfortable
wonderful location and great accomodation
nice location and well managed house
we loved visiting scott’s head and macksville is close by for shopping
great location heaps of space
helen and craig's place is the best the house is extremely comfortable in a perfect location
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2. Tide Cottage (from USD 180)

Tide Cottage offers a delightful escape for travelers, nestled along the enchanting banks of the Nambucca River. Its picturesque location offers breathtaking views, complemented by a beautiful verandah boasting a barbecue and outdoor furniture, perfect for relishing the serene waterscape.

Thoughtfully designed for families, the cottage provides an array of amenities, including children’s books and toys to keep the little ones engaged. The well-equipped kitchen features a refrigerator and oven, catering to your culinary needs. Embracing a pet-friendly policy, this abode warmly welcomes furry companions, ensuring a memorable and inclusive stay for all who seek solace in this idyllic riverside cottage.

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Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
92 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
super clean and very comfortable
awesome spot clean home would stay again
the house is clean with a modern aesthetic
clean cute and great location
great place to stay house was very clean great spot location wise
teagan is a great host we enjoyed our stay there
tegan was a friendly and responsive host
teagan is a wonderful host and is always quick to get back to you
teagan could not have been anymore helpful throughout the booking and check in process
very helpful lovely house highly recommend
beautiful home in a lovely location
i always love staying at tide as it's close to town and very relaxing
teagan's place is amazing great space in a great location on the river
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3. Ponytail Farmhouse (from USD 107)

Perched within the picturesque countryside, Ponytail Farmhouse is a charming retreat exuding rural tranquility. The farmhouse offers a spacious undercover area with well-appointed barbecue facilities, perfect for gatherings and outdoor dining. Enveloped by 13 acres (5.26 hectares) of lush land and beautiful gardens, guests can immerse themselves in nature’s embrace. This accommodation warmly welcomes guests with its pet-friendly environment.

Also, this abode offers a private patio or balcony, allowing visitors to unwind while relishing scenic views.

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Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
102 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable bathroom and kitchen are roomy
particularly enjoyed the birdlife late in the afternoons the well equipped kitchen and constant sunshine on the porch
clean and comfortable comfy beds and great amenities everything you need
ponytail farmhouse is very clean tastefully furnished and so very comfortable
lovely place with a host
very family friendly - thank you for sharing your home
we drove along the dog friendly off leash beach at scotts head each day
i would recommend this accomodation as a comfortable and peaceful escape- added bonus it’s pet friendly
perfect location to explore the beautiful north coast
a great stay in a really great location
karyns place is a good central location for getting to scott’s head nambucca and urunga
great to be able to relax but also close to macksville town & other tourist spots
gorgeous property we booked this accommodation to be close to a destination wedding and it did not disappoint
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4. Enchanting country haven with breathtaking views (from USD 117)

Located within the scenic expanse of rolling farmland, this property spans 5 acres (2.02 hectares) of lush bush and orchard, providing a serene escape. The accommodation features a balcony that offers captivating views of the surrounding landscape. Inside, the fully equipped kitchen boasts a family-sized fridge, along with a microwave for added convenience.

The dining areas are thoughtfully stocked, ensuring guests have everything they need for enjoyable meals. Moreover, families with children will appreciate the tableware provided for little ones, making it an ideal destination for a memorable retreat.

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Way Way, New South Wales, Australia
139 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i enjoyed being without wifi and disconnecting from social media
great place with beautiful nature kangaroos spotting in the morning great variety of essential available including kitchen bathroom
breakfast provisions were very generous plus unexpected extras such as cheese dip & condiments
our daughter loved the unicorn bed all the books and dvds
very comfortable beds lovely linen
everything was clean and worked well
spotlessly clean beautiful bushland and wildlife
clean comfortable and excellent communication would definitely recommend staying at alan and shirleys place
clean comfortable peaceful and beautifully presented this accommodation will definitely lure us back again in the future
clean comfortable peaceful and beautifully presented this accommodation will definitely lure us back again in the future
alan & shirley were friendly generous hosts without being intrusive
alan and shirley are friendly and communicative
thank you alan and shirley: you really are super hosts
alan and sheryl are simply the best hosts you will ever meet
alan and shirley are great hosts and i will be returning
the location and house were lovely
a great stay super quiet location and big space
homely feel and excellent location feels like you're floating in the treetops
it’s very close to scott’s head which has breathtaking and quiet beaches
a homely stay with quiet tranquil settings and a smile on arrival
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5. Mill Cottage (from USD 166)

In the heart of Nambucca River, nestled amidst serene surroundings, lies Mill Cottage - a true haven for nature lovers. The cottage boasts a charming appeal with its picturesque views and tranquil ambiance. Equipped with free Wi-Fi and a Smart TV, guests can stay connected and entertained.

The fully equipped kitchen offers an opportunity for culinary exploration, allowing guests to prepare their own meals. With ample parking available for vehicles and boats, adventurers can easily explore the river’s wonders. To add flavor to their stay, guests can relish a delightful barbecue experience. Mill Cottage promises an unforgettable retreat for those seeking solace and adventure.

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Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
150 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the main bed and couch are both really comfortable
this is a lovely comfortable property with a lovely view
incredibly comfortable house excellent location wonderful views (my mum saw dolphins from the balcony )
their place had stunning views was very central to town and extremely comfortable and clean
the views are lovely and the home is well equipped with plenty of everything to make a comfortable stay
very clean property with a spacious lounge area
spacious and clean cottage
clean and well equipped for a family holiday
it was very clean and comfortable throughout and we would definitely stay here again
clean and has those extra special touches at make your stay that little bit more enjoyable
mark and miranda are excellent hosts and we will definitely book again
miranda was a great host - it was just an easy and very enjoyable few days
our kids (5-7 yo) enjoyed the toys provided by the host
lovely house in fantastic location
great location very relaxing and beautiful outlook
located in a great spot and close to the wharf st cafe which we loved
wonderful property in a perfect location exceptionally family friendly
the location is perfect to utilise the many coastal walks in the area
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6. Wobbly Boot Estate (from USD 280)

Wobbly Boot Estate is a distinctive masterpiece designed in the charming shape of a hexagon, harmoniously nestled within the beauty of nature. Surrounded by the captivating beauty of a working cattle farm, this luxurious home exudes the charm of Hamptons-style living. A modern swimming pool invites guests to unwind and enjoy the serene ambiance. The stunning vistas of Yarrahappini Mountain provide a breathtaking backdrop for every moment spent here.

Beyond the elegant comforts, Wobbly Boot Estate serves as a thriving habitat for wildlife, creating a destination teeming with natural wonders and unforgettable encounters with nature’s residents.

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Eungai Rail, New South Wales, Australia
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
each room having its own ensuite was amazing too
we used the kitchen and pool extensively throughout our stay and both amenities were fantastic
i appreciated the host providing an extra fold out bed
kids absolutely loved the upstairs level with secret bathroom
it was clean peaceful spacious and well appointed
very well equipped & clean spacious and unique
comfortable beds and a well kept clean property
the house was very clean and tidy and the property is as-described
the house was comfortable clean and all the touches that made it feel like home
kaylee is a fantastic host
kaylee was a lovely host
kaylee was super friendly and quick at communicating
kaylee was a great host- so easy to communicate with
our host went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed
fantastic house very quiet and relaxing location
the place is amazing and location is beautiful
location was fab and pool was delightful
its so unique and different and set in a beautiful location
if quiet is what you’re looking for it’s ideal :)
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7. Cozy studio with Wi-Fi (from USD 66)

Situated by the seaside, this garden studio retreat invites guests to indulge in a peaceful getaway amidst a small, separate garden setting. Inside, guests will find modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Wi-Fi connectivity keeps them connected while enjoying the tranquil surroundings. The fully equipped kitchen, complete with a refrigerator and microwave, allows for convenient meal preparations, providing the freedom to savor home-cooked delights during the stay.

The option of a patio or balcony offers a delightful choice for guests to bask in the coastal ambiance. Whether sipping a morning coffee with the rising sun or gazing at the stars under the moonlit sky, these outdoor spaces become a haven for relaxation. It’s important to note that this studio is not suitable for pets and children.

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Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
269 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we thoroughly enjoyed the views and breakfast on the balcony
very much enjoyed our breakfast on the balcony with a great sea view
comfortable bed and a great balcony to relax on
david even had the heater on so the apartment was lovely and warm when we arrived
loved watching the sunrise and the full moon from the very comfy bed
super clean and tidy
extremely clean and well thought out
super clean modern and everything what you need
the studio was spotlessly clean & contained everything you need during your stay
the studio was spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped
lovely communicative and friendly hosts
david & glenda are brilliant hosts
our hosts were very welcoming and helpful
david and glenda were very friendly and informative hosts
glenda and david were incredibly friendly and lovely hosts
good accommodation and excellent location
such a tranquil location and super close to a quiet beach spot
an amazing location and such an amazing stay
nice studio apartment ina good location
otherwise a great little place close to beautiful beaches
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8. Tarebarre (from USD 107)

Gently positioned in the picturesque coastal village of Tarebarre on the north coast, this charming retreat offers breathtaking views of the ocean and hinterland. The cozy accommodation is equipped with wireless internet and Netflix, ensuring guests stay connected and entertained. Embracing a pet-friendly atmosphere, furry companions are warmly welcomed.

The veranda presents an idyllic spot to savor the mesmerizing ocean vistas. Tarebarre caters to families, providing a family-friendly environment with easy access to the surf club and nearby shops. Whether seeking a relaxing escape or an adventurous getaway, this delightful haven promises an unforgettable experience by the sea.

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Scotts Head, New South Wales, Australia
310 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every relaxing to sit on the balcony and have breakfast
what an incredible view from this comfortable house
stunning views clean accommodation with thoughtful touches and good communication with hosts
absolutely great place to stay very spacious comfy beds great kids area awesome large kitchen/dining area
jacqui and peter are very generous hosts we immediately felt comfortable in tarebarre
jacqui and peter were excellent hosts and maintained great communication throughout
scotts head is a great place with friendly locals
great location and excellent value for money
tarrebarre is in a great location at beautiful scotts head
great location close to beach and cafes comfortable beds outdoor area fabulous
amazing location comfortable large space which was perfect for accomodating our large family
stunning views perfect location loved our stay wish we could have stayed longer
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9. Luxurious haven with panoramic ocean views (from USD 120)

Nestled in a serene rural setting, this luxurious haven offers panoramic ocean views that mesmerize all who visit. Guests can explore the breathtaking coastline at their leisure time. The outdoor pergola with a fire pit invites warm gatherings under the starlit sky. Families will find delight in the thoughtfully provided children’s books and toys, while the fully fenced private back garden ensures safety and privacy.

Stay connected with Wi-Fi and immerse yourself in the allure of this coastal paradise.

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Congarinni, New South Wales, Australia
240 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well equipped kitchen and amenities :)
the house had all the amenities required for a comfortable stay
we had a very comfortable night in the beautiful rural setting
after waking up to the sounds of the birds we had breakfast in the sun enjoying the view
we were also provided some breakfast provisions which was great
everything was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and tidy
a very quiet and clean space
room was clean and beds were good
nice clean airbnb in a relatively secluded area
the host couple were very helpful
lovely place and good hosts
the hosts were lovely and very informative
nerida is a great host
the hosts were lovely people - friendly but not intrusive
beautiful comfortable and great location
such a beautiful location - incredibly peaceful and quiet
such a beautiful location and a great place to unwind
the location is beautiful and our kids loved seeing the wallabies
the bnb is in a beautiful location
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10. The Mango Factory (from USD 167)

Nestled within a serene 10-acre (4.05-hectare) property, The Mango Factory offers a safe and welcoming environment. Guests can indulge in relaxation with a hot spa, ensuring a rejuvenating stay. The convenience of self-check-in makes arrival seamless and hassle-free. Embrace the natural bounty as you’re welcome to pick fresh fruits from the surroundings. With a smoke-free policy, the air is pristine, promoting a healthy ambiance.

Stay connected with Wi-Fi and enjoy delightful barbecues with the provided grill. This property warmly welcomes long-term stays, inviting guests to savor the tranquility and comfort of this idyllic haven.

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Grassy Head, New South Wales, Australia
235 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good and so was the smart tv
the photos don't do this place justice it is a really nice space that is comfortable and stylish
wendy stocked the fridge with delicious breakfast items as well as some crackers gourmet cheese and cookies
we loved the bangalow's homely touches - it's well equipped and super comfortable
the bungalow was very clean and comfortable
wendy is a great host
wendy was so helpful and accommodating
this place was amazing very private and peaceful wendy was an excellent host
great accomodation setting peaceful and relaxing host is respectful and easily contactable
wendy was a fantastic host and the cottage was beautiful
beautiful place to stay in a prime location
the location is fantastic and the place is really great
near beautiful beaches and national parks
great place to kick back and relax
awesome place to stay definitely worth a visit
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Have a memorable stay at Macksville

If you’re planning a memorable vacation in Macksville, look no further than these top Airbnb vacation rentals. From charming cottages nestled amid lush landscapes to modern waterfront apartments, Macksville offers a delightful range of accommodations to suit every traveler’s preference.

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